|Death: ||Aug. 17, 2012|
Diane Lynn Ranocchia, 53, of Olyphant, died Friday afternoon at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, after a short but courageous battle with lung cancer. Her best friend and companion is Marv Goodwin.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of Audrey Patterson Thomas and the late Joseph Wearing Thomas. She was a graduate of Abington Heights High School.
She was employed by Abington Heights School District for 25 years, the last 10 years as secretary of Waverly Elementary School. She was also employed by St. Mary's Center in Scranton.
Diane was a loving and passionate person who truly loved her work, her friends and her family. Her main passion in life was spending time with her family, whether it be for Sunday dinners, shopping excursions or vacations to the beach. She especially loved her children and grandson and will be forever missed.
She was a proud new grandmother to her grandson, Logan, who knew her as "G-Ma." She passed away surrounded by loved ones.
Diane had an amazing network of friends who went above and beyond to support her throughout her struggle with this disease. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone for their generosity and caring support during this very difficult time.
Also surviving are three daughters, Tami Mears and husband, Mark, Dickson City; Kristy Crowley and husband, John, Clarks Summit; and Nikki Borradaile and husband, Mike, Broomall; a sister, Sandy Thomas, Dunmore; and a grandson, Logan Mears.
A funeral service will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Clarks Summit United Methodist Church, 1310 Morgan Highway, Clarks Summit, by the Rev. Judy Wanck, pastor. All those attending are asked to go directly to church. Interment will follow at Dunmore Cemetery.
Friends may call Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home, 418 S. State St., Clarks Summit. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 712 Keyser Ave., Taylor, PA 18517.
Created by: Ms. Clyde
Record added: Sep 11, 2012
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